Head Coach Leslie Payne - Going StrongMeredith College athletics newest Head Coach Leslie Payne was featured in the college's latest series of promoting faculty and staff Going Strong. Payne joined Meredith in fall 2015 as the head coach of cross country and track & field.
Thomas Leads Meredith Track in Trojan ChallengeThe Meredith College track & field program faced off with a selection of Division II programs Friday afternoon at the University of Mount Olive Trojan Challenge. Essence Thomas scored all seven of Meredith's points on the day.
Track & Field Angels Finish Strong at Braves ClassicThe Meredith College track & field Angels opened the outdoor season Friday at the UNC-Pembroke Braves Classic under cool and gusty weather conditions. Two Avenging Angels set new all-time performance records, and six new personal records were established, in the program's second year of varsity competition.
Meredith Athletics Kicks Off Pennies for a Purpose FundraiserThe Meredith College Athletics Department has kicked off its annual spring fundraiser “Pennies for a Purpose” in an effort to help a nonprofit of their choice. All proceeds from this year’s fundraiser will go towards the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society.
Thomas Ranked Regionally for Sprint PerformanceRookie sprinter Essence Thomas ranks in the Division III South/SE Region top-30 performance list of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Her performance in the 60m and 200m sprints in December's JDL Kickoff Indoor Classic place her in 22nd in both events.
Hatcher Represents Meredith at NCAA ConventionSenior tennis player and Meredith College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee President Laura Anne Hatcher joined 24 other USA South student-athletes last week at the NCAA Convention in Nashville, Tenn. For the first time the conference used NCAA grant funds to send a cohort of athletes to the annual event.
Indoor Track Angels Perform as Team for First TimeLed by freshman Essence Thomas, who represented Meredith as an individual competitor in December, the Meredith College indoor track team traveled to Winston-Salem Saturday for the Wake Forest Invitational to perform as a team for the first time in school history.
Meredith Athletics Launches shopavengingangels.comThe Meredith College athletics program partnered with Advanced-Online to launch a new online store Friday. The new site features a host of sport-specific logo options, customizable features, name brand gear, and a wide variety of products.
Happy New Year!Happy New Year from the Avenging Angels! Live happy and healthy in 2017.
SAAC Collects Food for Salvation ArmyThe Meredith College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), which includes representatives from each of the athletic program's eight sports, collected 833 non-perishable food items during the fall semester. As part of the USA South SAAC's annual initiative Cans Across
Pepe Returns to Meredith Track & Field with Strength Training DutiesMeredith College Athletic Director Jackie Myers announced Monday the return of Jenna Pepe to the athletics staff, now in a full-time role as assistant track & field/head strength & conditioning coach. Pepe stepped in briefly last spring to help the new track & field Avenging Angels finish out their first season as a varsity program.
Meet the 2016 Meredith SAACSenior tennis Avenging Angel Laura Anne Hatcher will lead the 2016 Meredith College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). One of SAAC's first service projects will support the USA South annual fall initiative Cans Across the Conference.
Ann Lowery Shares a Gift with Meredith AthleticsJo Cooper, ’67, and Ann Lowery, ’74, Beyond Strong │The Campaign for Meredith co-chairs, are making an impact at Meredith College by giving toward projects about which they are passionate. Through their support, these strong women are making a difference at Meredith.